Interiors by Patti Adams redecorates its Web site

Interior designers work with color swatches, wallpaper samples and rearranged layouts every day. It was no different when Catena Creations redecorated and redesigned the Web site for Interiors by Patti Adams/Traditions Home Furnishings. Owner Patti Adams had several specific requests:

  • Update the site in shades of brown, green and blue.
  • Expand the photo galleries to show off her work, and add more photos to the galleries.
  • Add links to her main vendor partners and their offerings.
  • Include an “About Us” page with her bio.

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Photo mural: Always a day at the beach

Thanks to a great suggestion from a client, every day will be a day at the beach in my office.

My office with a beach view

My office with a beach view

During a meeting with Patti Adams, owner of Interiors by Patti Adams/Traditions Home Furnishings, I was telling her of my plans to decorate my basement. We’d already insulated the walls, thanks to the team at USA Insulation in Omaha. But now we needed to paint and change the decor.

The challenge was to find something that would provide a great working atmosphere for me, since my office is located in my basement, and yet be teen-friendly enough for my son and his friends to hang out and play games. Patti suggested doing a photo mural. Being a photographer, I thought that was a great idea!

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Photo assignment: APPA Lineworkers Rodeo

I had a great opportunity a couple of weeks ago to be a photographer at the annual Lineworkers Rodeo. Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) sponsored the event this year on behalf of the American Public Power Association (APPA).

When I first volunteered to do this as a member of the Omaha Camera Club, I didn’t think too much of it. I’d covered a million events like this as a reporter and in my public relations work. But this assignment turned out to be an unusual one.

It was dark, cold and rainy when we met at Carter Park in Carter Lake, IA, at 6:30 a.m. March 27. OPPD’s Jeff Hanson outlined our task for us:

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